The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 723 594 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.72% 18.65% 19.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.36% 60.18% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 673 542 677
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1306 987 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 35.61% 30.99% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 871 1135
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 48 £35,000 -9.09% 7
Bolton 0 39 £42,500 - 5
Oldham -4 32 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Bury 0 29 £30,000 -36.84% 4
Altrincham -1 25 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Rochdale -3 21 £51,000 +18.60% 3
Wigan +4 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Salford +2 8 £42,500 +112.50%
Cheadle -4 1 £27,000 -43.15%
Sale - 1 £32,500 - 1
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 838 (57.24%) .NET
2 788 (53.83%) C#
3 752 (51.37%) SQL
4 602 (41.12%) ASP.NET
5 577 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
6 518 (35.38%) Microsoft
7 465 (31.76%) MVC
8 352 (24.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 345 (23.57%) JavaScript
10 321 (21.93%) T-SQL
11 304 (20.77%) Windows
12 303 (20.70%) CSS
13 302 (20.63%) TDD
14 293 (20.01%) HTML
15 277 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 274 (18.72%) WCF
17 259 (17.69%) MS Excel
18 253 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 236 (16.12%) SQL Server 2014
20 233 (15.92%) jQuery
21 224 (15.30%) SQL Server 2008
21 224 (15.30%) .NET Framework
22 213 (14.55%) Finance
23 208 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
24 205 (14.00%) Web Services
25 193 (13.18%) AngularJS
26 192 (13.11%) Software Engineering
27 175 (11.95%) Web Development
27 175 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
28 174 (11.89%) VB.NET

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 61 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 57 (3.89%) IIS
4 45 (3.07%) MS Exchange
5 36 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (1.23%) CMS
9 16 (1.09%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.96%) Apache
11 13 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.68%) JBoss
13 10 (0.68%) SAS
13 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.55%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 259 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.94%) MS Office
3 9 (0.61%) SPSS
4 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.20%) Stata
7 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.55%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.48%) Magento
5 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.068%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 170 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.25%) SaaS
4 31 (2.12%) Office 365
5 27 (1.84%) Google Play
6 26 (1.78%) PaaS
7 22 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 19 (1.30%) IaaS
9 8 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.27%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.27%) Sage Pay
13 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.35%) Internet
2 49 (3.35%) Firewall
3 36 (2.46%) DNS
4 35 (2.39%) HTTP
5 30 (2.05%) SAN
6 27 (1.84%) WAN
7 26 (1.78%) VPN
8 25 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.57%) LAN
10 18 (1.23%) DHCP
11 14 (0.96%) NAS
12 11 (0.75%) VoIP
12 11 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.55%) VLAN
14 7 (0.48%) Intranet
15 6 (0.41%) IPsec
15 6 (0.41%) Wireless
16 5 (0.34%) SMS
17 4 (0.27%) BIG-IP
17 4 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 253 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 236 (16.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 224 (15.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 175 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
6 150 (10.25%) MySQL
7 143 (9.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 124 (8.47%) NoSQL
9 85 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 81 (5.53%) Relational Database
11 72 (4.92%) Big Data
12 67 (4.58%) MongoDB
13 66 (4.51%) Hadoop
14 60 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
15 55 (3.76%) RDBMS
16 34 (2.32%) SQL Server 2000
17 31 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
17 31 (2.12%) Power BI
17 31 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
18 29 (1.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 105 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 87 (5.94%) JIRA
4 71 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 59 (4.03%) NUnit
6 39 (2.66%) MSTest
7 37 (2.53%) JUnit
8 36 (2.46%) Subversion
9 34 (2.32%) Moq
9 34 (2.32%) TeamCity
10 32 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
11 21 (1.43%) Selenium
12 16 (1.09%) Maven
12 16 (1.09%) Mercurial
13 14 (0.96%) AccuRev
14 11 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.61%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (0.55%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 213 (14.55%) Finance
2 124 (8.47%) Games
3 83 (5.67%) Marketing
4 56 (3.83%) Legal
5 44 (3.01%) Retail
6 30 (2.05%) Banking
7 25 (1.71%) Law
8 22 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.61%) Advertising
11 8 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.48%) Back Office
12 7 (0.48%) Billing
12 7 (0.48%) Local Government
13 6 (0.41%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.27%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.068%) Military
Job Titles
1 958 (65.44%) Developer
2 572 (39.07%) .NET Developer
3 347 (23.70%) C# Developer
4 285 (19.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 200 (13.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 191 (13.05%) SQL Developer
7 187 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 152 (10.38%) Senior Developer
9 136 (9.29%) Software Developer
10 126 (8.61%) .NET Software Developer
11 123 (8.40%) DBA
12 116 (7.92%) SQL DBA
13 103 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
14 87 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 70 (4.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 69 (4.71%) SQL Server Developer
17 68 (4.64%) Junior
18 65 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 64 (4.37%) Analyst
19 64 (4.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (57.24%) .NET
2 602 (41.12%) ASP.NET
3 352 (24.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 303 (20.70%) CSS
5 293 (20.01%) HTML
6 274 (18.72%) WCF
7 233 (15.92%) jQuery
8 224 (15.30%) .NET Framework
9 205 (14.00%) Web Services
10 193 (13.18%) AngularJS
11 172 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 161 (11.00%) Entity Framework
13 139 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 122 (8.33%) WPF
15 114 (7.79%) RESTful
16 103 (7.04%) XML
17 96 (6.56%) Node.js
18 89 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 87 (5.94%) KnockoutJS
20 83 (5.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.49%) iPad
2 96 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 80 (5.46%) Computer Science
5 61 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 57 (3.89%) Replication
7 39 (2.66%) N-Tier
8 38 (2.60%) Clustering
9 32 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
10 27 (1.84%) iPhone
11 24 (1.64%) Visualisation
12 22 (1.50%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.50%) Social Network
12 22 (1.50%) Statistics
13 18 (1.23%) Data Extraction
14 16 (1.09%) User Experience
15 15 (1.02%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (0.89%) Management Information System
17 11 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 304 (20.77%) Windows
2 134 (9.15%) Windows Server
3 73 (4.99%) Linux
4 62 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (3.14%) Android
7 25 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.09%) Unix
10 14 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.27%) CentOS
17 1 (0.068%) AIX
17 1 (0.068%) Debian
17 1 (0.068%) Windows Phone 8
17 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (31.76%) MVC
3 302 (20.63%) TDD
4 208 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
5 192 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 175 (11.95%) Web Development
7 169 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 161 (11.00%) OO
9 145 (9.90%) Scrum
10 129 (8.81%) BDD
11 118 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
12 114 (7.79%) ETL
13 103 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
13 103 (7.04%) SDLC
14 100 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
15 94 (6.42%) Kanban
16 90 (6.15%) ITIL
17 86 (5.87%) DevOps
17 86 (5.87%) Mentoring
18 82 (5.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 788 (53.83%) C#
2 752 (51.37%) SQL
3 345 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 321 (21.93%) T-SQL
5 174 (11.89%) VB.NET
6 94 (6.42%) PowerShell
7 85 (5.81%) Java
8 72 (4.92%) Ruby
9 50 (3.42%) VB
10 43 (2.94%) Python
11 36 (2.46%) VBA
12 33 (2.25%) C++
13 27 (1.84%) PHP
14 26 (1.78%) F#
15 17 (1.16%) Perl
16 15 (1.02%) R
16 15 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.82%) C
17 12 (0.82%) VBScript
18 9 (0.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 104 (7.10%) Degree
2 88 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.71%) MCSE
4 19 (1.30%) MCSA
5 18 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.82%) ISEB
8 10 (0.68%) MCT
8 10 (0.68%) MCTS
9 9 (0.61%) NCIE
9 9 (0.61%) PhD
10 8 (0.55%) CCNA
10 8 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.55%) MCITP
11 7 (0.48%) MCP
11 7 (0.48%) Security Cleared
12 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.34%) CCNP
13 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.21%) QA
2 30 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.64%) SLA
5 22 (1.50%) WAI
6 19 (1.30%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.48%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.068%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.78%) vSphere
5 19 (1.30%) Docker
5 19 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 15 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.75%) vCloud
8 9 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.068%) KVM
12 1 (0.068%) pfSense
12 1 (0.068%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (2.32%) Kibana
2 33 (2.25%) Puppet
3 27 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.71%) SCCM
5 22 (1.50%) Ansible
6 15 (1.02%) SCOM
7 11 (0.75%) vMotion
8 10 (0.68%) WSUS
9 8 (0.55%) logstash
10 7 (0.48%) Salt
11 5 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.34%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.20%) WMI
14 2 (0.14%) LiteSpeed
14 2 (0.14%) Nagios
14 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
15 1 (0.068%) Backup Exec
15 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 518 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.38%) Oracle
2 108 (7.38%) VMware
3 65 (4.44%) Google
4 29 (1.98%) Tableau
5 27 (1.84%) Cisco
6 23 (1.57%) Citrix
7 18 (1.23%) SAP
8 17 (1.16%) Intel Security
8 17 (1.16%) PayPal
9 15 (1.02%) Veeam
9 15 (1.02%) Zerto
10 13 (0.89%) NetApp
10 13 (0.89%) Xamarin
11 11 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 10 (0.68%) Twitter
13 9 (0.61%) IBM
13 9 (0.61%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.55%) HP
14 8 (0.55%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Very good benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Today
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Today
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Free Parking
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, 4% Pension, Flexible Working / Home Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday